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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

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Community care

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6(1)Civil legal services provided in relation to community care services.

Exclusions

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) is subject to the exclusions in Parts 2 and 3 of this Schedule.

Definitions

(3)In this paragraph—

  • “community care services” means services which a relevant person may provide or arrange to be provided under—

    (a)

    Part 3 of the National Assistance Act 1948 (“the 1948 Act”) (local authority support for children and families);

    (b)

    section 47 of the 1948 Act (removal to suitable premises of persons in need of care and attention);

    (c)

    section 48 of the 1948 Act (temporary protection for property of persons admitted to hospital);

    (d)

    section 45 of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 (arrangements for promoting welfare of old people);

    (e)

    section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (after-care);

    (f)

    section 17 of the Children Act 1989 (“the 1989 Act”) (provision of services for children in need);

    (g)

    section 20 of the 1989 Act (provision of accommodation for children);

    (h)

    sections 22A, 22B, 22C and 23 of the 1989 Act (accommodation and maintenance for children in care and looked after children);

    (i)

    sections 23B and 23C of the 1989 Act (local authority functions in respect of relevant children);

    (j)

    sections 24, 24A and 24B of the 1989 Act (provision of services for persons qualifying for advice and assistance);

    (k)

    section 2 of the Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000 (services for carers);

    (l)

    section 254 of, and Schedule 20 to, the National Health Service Act 2006 (functions of local social service authorities);

    (m)

    section 192 of, and Schedule 15 to, the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (functions of local social service authorities);

  • “relevant person” means—

    (a)

    a district council;

    (b)

    a county council;

    (c)

    a county borough council;

    (d)

    a London borough council;

    (e)

    the Common Council of the City of London;

    (f)

    a Primary Care Trust established under section 18 of the National Health Service Act 2006;

    (g)

    a Local Health Board established under section 11 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006;

    (h)

    any other person prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph.

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